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JoyJam

JoyJam coming to London May 14


Indie devs everywhere!
May 06
Hey, do you like indie games? Are you in or around London on May 14? Do you fancy hearing talks from the likes of Paul-Kilduff-Taylor from Mode7 (Frozen Cortex) and playing a bunch of indie games? How about swapping assets wi... read
Radius Europe photo
Radius Europe

Radius Festival heading to Vienna this July


Indie games and beautiful architecture
Apr 27
Do you like indie games? What about beautiful hand-sculpted architecture? What about the thought of the two combined? Yes, such a wondrous combination of things is possible, particularly if you're going to be in or around Vie... read
Calgary Expo photo
Calgary Expo

Men's rights activism and 'GamerGate' group removed from Calgary Expo


Sad irony everywhere
Apr 18
The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo is one of Canada's biggest gaming, film, television, gaming, comics and "geek culture" events, drawing celebrities, panelists, and events from all over the world. This year, it wa... read
PAX East 2015 plans photo
PAX East 2015 plans

Destructoid's PAX East 2015 schedule is here!


Party with the best damn community on Earth
Mar 07
PAX East 2015 is happening RIGHT NOW! And just like years past, the Destructoid community is there in a big, big way. Did you make the trek to Boston this year? Then check out our daily meetup schedule below! And be sure to j... read
D.I.C.E. Awards photo
D.I.C.E. Awards

Shadow of Mordor picks up eight D.I.C.E. awards, but not game of the year


That went to Dragon Age
Feb 06
When I think of the D.I.C.E. Awards, I'll remember montage guy, now and forever. I wasn't around to see if any similar unscripted hilarity took place at this year's show, but I did catch that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor to... read
The Badger photo
Because you apparently can't figure it out on your own
[Note: The Badger could be anyone -- a game developer, a member of the gaming press, even a writer for another game blog. They could be just one person or multiple people. You'll probably never find out who they really are, w... read feature

EVO 2015 photo
EVO 2015

EVO 2015 lineup: Smash, Persona, Tekken, and more


Is it too early to start getting hype?
Jan 21
The roster for this year's Evolution Championship Series has been announced. EVO 2015, the largest fighting game tournament in the world, will feature: Ultra Street Fighter IV, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash B... read
PAX East photo
PAX East

Heads up! PAX East badges are on sale right now


If you're too late, just stare at this picture for a while
Nov 12
Passes for PAX East are on sale! Get in here while you still can. The show takes place at the Boston Convention Center the weekend of Friday, March 6, 2015. Tickets are $45 for a single-day badge and $95 for a three-day badge. Scalpers be damned. I've never made it out to Boston, but I'd like to go, one day. The weather that time of year, though! read
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Nindies at IndieCade. Wait, Nindies? I love you, Nintendo


New Nintendo indies to be shown at IndieCade
Oct 08
The list of new Nintendo independent games to be shown at IndieCade that we received this morning? Great. Great news. But I'm more hung up on the title of the press email that Nintendo sent out: Nintendo Showcases Prolific &... read
PAX Prime 2014 Photos photo
PAX Prime 2014 Photos

PAX Prime 2014: Robots and cosplayers and Dtoiders


OH MY!
Sep 05
There it is, ladies and gentlemen: your PAX Prime 2014 Dtoid group photo! It wasn't as big of a showing this year -- thanks a lot, PAX-tickets-that-sell-out-in-42-seconds -- but it sure was a pretty one. I know I say this eve... read
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gamescom gaining on E3 for PR impact


Whatever the hell that is
Sep 02
We don't attend videogame trade shows for their "PR impact," but it is interesting to hear that gamescom is gaining on E3 as far as that measurement is concerned. Analytics company ICO Partners says that the European event is... read
Dtoid at PAX Prime photo
Dtoid at PAX Prime

Dtoid's community meetup plans for PAX Prime 2014!


Bookmark this page for guaranteed fun!
Aug 29
[Update: Our big party is tonight! Hope to see you there!] PAX Prime 2014 is happening right now! We're armed to the teeth with meetups scheduled for Thursday, Friday, Sunday, and Monday, a badass party we're co-hosting with ... read
Fangamer <3 Attract Mode photo
Fangamer <3 Attract Mode

Love is in the air for Seattle's Fangamer <3 Attract Mode


It's the best a man can get
Aug 23
Some events are better than others. It's an objective, measurable fact. What unit of measure can you apply to an event to quantify its level of quality? Simple -- add the amount of Jake "Virt" Kaufman to the total of Cor... read
Dtoid PAX Prime 2014 photo
Dtoid PAX Prime 2014

Are you going to PAX Prime? Let us know!


Join in the fun!
Aug 18
PAX Prime is in 10 days! Every year, Dtoiders from across the entire known universe make the trek to Seattle, WA to hug each other and then get hungover (and then hug again), and 2014 will be no different! This year's convent... read
gamescom photo
gamescom

Gamescom day tickets for private visitors completely sold out, except for Sunday


Afternoon tickets still available on-site
Aug 07
Gamescom tickets are in high demand, as evident by the lack of availability for day tickets in the online shop except for Sunday. Afternoon tickets, which cover entries after 2 PM, will still be available on-site. Trade visit... read
MGS V photo
MGS V

Konami livestreaming new Metal Gear Solid V gameplay at gamescom


Geoff Keighley hosting live panel with Kojima to showcase new content
Jul 31
It's looking like gamescom 2014 will be a pretty exciting show. With many of the big hitters set to unveil their new products, we've certainly got a lot to look forward to next month. Now, we've got another publisher ready to... read
Homefront photo
Homefront

Deep Silver acquires Homefront IP


Homefront: The Revolution finds new home at Deep Silver
Jul 30
It looks like things have finally come to a head at Crytek. The troubled publisher and developer behind Ryse, Crysis, and the upcoming Homefront: The Revolution has taken major steps to secure its own future. Crytek has sold ... read
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Sony's gamescom press conference set for August 12


What's in store?
Jul 17
Sony's gamescom press conference will take place on Tuesday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m., says Videogamer. There's no indication of what to expect at their media event, but my experience is that they always bring plenty of announc... read
Crytek photo
Crytek

Crytek UK has stopped work on Homefront: The Revolution


Staff has gone unpaid over a month as pressure mounts on new title
Jul 03
Amid recent reports of unpaid employees and mismanagement at Crytek, we are now seeing clear signs of trouble within the development studio. The UK branch of Crytek, which is actively working on Homefront: The Revolution... read
Nintendo Play Tour photo
Nintendo Play Tour

The Nintendo Play Tour 2014 hits the road soon


As early as this week
Jun 16
If you're itching to play a lot of recent high profile Nintendo portable games, you'll want to catch the Nintendo Play Tour, which may be coming to your local area. The games available are Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Yoshi's N... read
Zelda Wii U photo
Zelda Wii U

The main character of The Legend of Zelda Wii U may not be Link


Zelda producer hints that things might be different for the protagonist
Jun 11
Yesterday's reveal of The Legend of Zelda on Wii U got many people excited. With the tease of a new visual style and a more open world to explore, there was yet another reason for people to consider purchasing a Wii U. Howeve... read
Suda51 photo
Suda51

Suda51's Lily Bergamo was cancelled, turned into Let it Die


Grasshopper's change in studio vision resulted in total redesign
Jun 11
During the Sony E3 press conference, we got the chance to check out Suda51's new free-to-play survival horror title Let it Die. As Grasshopper Manufacture's first F2P title, it seemed to be a bit of a departure for them. Howe... read
E3 Guide photo
E3 Unfiltered
E3 2014 begins next week. Destructoid has its bags packed, ready to attack the press conferences and show floor.  This year should bring us what we really wanted last year: games for our next-gen consoles. Sony and Micro... read feature

Sony E3 photo
Sony E3

Watch Sony's E3 press conference live in a theater near you


Over 40 theaters in the US will livestream Sony's E3 press conference
May 28
Over the years, the big press conferences at E3 have evolved from the long and boring business presentations to the large crowd-pleasers (or disasters) that we see today. More and more, the folks running these events are upp... read
Awards Tour feat. PlaySta photo
Awards Tour feat. PlaySta

PlayStation is touring the US with unreleased PS4/Vita games


Calling all groupies
Apr 25
Following the success of their latest album, PS4, PlayStation is going on a "Road to Greatness" tour. It'll be playing "dozens" of PS4 and Vita tracks, some newly released, but also some unreleased. There will also be tournam... read
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Here are Destructoid's PAX East 2014 plans!


Party with your community!
Apr 12
Update! Our meetup dates/locations for Friday and Saturday have changed. (E&C is now on Saturday.) See below for more details! PAX East 2014 is just a week away in two days TODAY! As is the case every year, the Dtoid comm... read
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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 added to EVO 2014 lineup


3D fighter back in the tournament
Apr 04
EVO co-founder Joey Cuellar made a special presentation on iPlayWinner revealing that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be part of this year's EVO lineup. Bandai Namco Games is also joining the event has a primary sponsor for the ... read
Indie controller exhibit photo
Indie controller exhibit

The amazing alternative controllers of the ALT.CTRL.GDC exhibit


ROFLPILLAR
Mar 20
A new alternative controller exhibit made its debut at GDC this year. Amazing selections from 14 independent teams were shown at ALT.CTRL.GDC on the GDC show floor yesterday, and every one of them had my imagination running. ... read
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Are you going to PAX East this year? Let us know!


And while you're at it, sign up to wear the Mr Destructoid helmet!
Mar 15
PAX East 2014 will be here before we know it! Every year, Dtoiders from across the globe make the trek to Boston for this annual gathering of the gaming community, and every year we have an absolute blast! This time around wi... read
2014 BAFTA winners photo
2014 BAFTA winners

Last of Us wins most BAFTA awards, Tearaway gets some love


The BAFTA Us
Mar 13
The Last of Us cashed in on five of its nine 2014 BAFTA nominations, including winning Best Game and Best Story. Not quite 10 awards at D.I.C.E., but good. Tearaway overtook it for Artistic Achievement while also winning in t... read






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